Knoxville Chocolate Company Coming to 29 Market Square!

A Market Square location has been a dream of Brad Hamlett’s for a long time. It will be true this December when the Knoxville Chocolate Company moves to 29 Market Square. Originally from Knoxville, he began making chocolate when he was a teenager, working for a chocolate shop in Florida for six years before returning […]

Tori Mason Shoe Store is Open at 29 Market Square

Scott Schimmel and Lisa Sorensen’s latest business venture, Tori Mason Shoes located at 29 Market Square opened for business Monday. The location had been Bliss Home, operated by the couple since 2005. The new venture marks a shift of sorts, though they’ve had shoes at Bliss (their original store across Market Square) and the shoe […]

Tori Mason Shoes to Debut at 29 Market Square, Bliss Home Transitions

Quite a bit has changed since Lisa Sorensen and Scott Schimmel first opened Bliss at 24 Market Square in 2003. Back then people could be forgiven for guessing their little venture might not last. Few retail outlets were¬†succeeding in a downtown that seemed to have been forgotten. But they succeeded. That store is going strong […]

More Homes around Market Square, CDC Tour 2013

In this final post from the Community Design Center Tour, we’ll look at several homes: one owned and others leased. Some are newly built in old buildings and one has been around for a while. All offer excellent views and one has a roof-top deck, something not found with great frequency around downtown. The first […]